2022-01-20 How to Insert Character Names With Hotkeys in Obsidian

2022-01-16 Currently reading: One Minute to Midnight: Kennedy, Khrushchev, and Castro on the Brink of Nuclear …

2022-01-16 Finished reading: UFOs & Nukes: Extraordinary Encounters at Nuclear Weapons Sites by Robert …

2022-01-05 Signal Station Telegraphicker

2021-12-12 Horses, Mountains, and an Apple

2021-12-05 Finished listening to: The Last Leonardo: The Secret Lives of the World’s Most Expensive …

2021-12-03 Hemingway said, “… stop while you are going good.” I understand this. Thelonius …

2021-12-02 New boxes from Musgrave Pencil. These pencils used to be packaged in plastic bags. ✏ Shiny.

2021-11-27 Local store low on spices. Whatever happened to “the spice must flow”?

2021-11-24 Radio Free Signal Station

2021-11-20 From the newsletter of a malware prevention company, about a new bug: ”… a flaw in …

2021-11-18 “Fear is the enemy…. Do what must be done with a docile heart.” – Master …

2021-11-13 Perhaps it’s not too late to become a bricklayer. Or realize that I broke the association by …

2021-11-13 Yes, sir, but the Yellow Brick Road behind me is broken, with cracked bricks everywhere and weeds …

2021-11-10 Recent Random Notes on 'The Last Leonardo' So Far

2021-11-10 “Rewrite in process is usually found to be an excuse for not going on. It also interferes with …

2021-11-10 Made a profile page on omg.lol. A great service, and fun.

2021-11-09 Flying the bars and stripes. Flags with bands of musical notation on them. The rhythm indicates …

2021-11-05 Currently listening to: The Last Leonardo: The Secret Lives of the World’s Most Expensive …

2021-11-05 Finished listening to: Space: 1999: Volume 01 from Big Finish. 🎧 📚 Hmm. High production values. …

2021-11-05 Finished listening to: Doctor Who: Galaxy Four by William Emms. Read by Maureen O’Brien. 🎧 📚 …

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2021-10-31 📷 October Photo Challenge Day 31: Home. I look forward to the half-price sales tomorrow so I can …

2021-10-30 📷 October Photo Challenge Day 30: Red

2021-10-29 Discovered while trying to find screenshot of planet Meta signal: Big Finish is now making audio …

2021-10-29 In the premiere episode of “Space: 1999” (1974), a probe has been sent to the rogue …

2021-10-29 “There are no lines in the real world, so don’t paint them.” — Leonardo da Vinci

2021-10-28 📷 October Photo Challenge Day 28: Underneath

2021-10-27 📷 October Photo Challenge Day 27: Chaos. Perhaps more chaos theory.

2021-10-27 Finished reading: Revelations: Visions, Prophecy, and Politics in the Book of Revelation by Elaine …

2021-10-26 Poe Country

2021-10-25 📷 October Photo Challenge Day 25: Gravity. The Moon’s gravity is one-sixth that of Earth.

2021-10-25 Ephemerama A prolonged display or exhibition of things that last only a short time.

2021-10-24 “Nothing will come of nothing. Speak again.” — King Lear

2021-10-24 Finished Watching “Dark Shadows,” Collection 6. 📺 👻 Those orange candles. 🕯️ And they …

2021-10-24 Richard II

2021-10-24 📷 October Photo Challenge Day 24: Connection. There are many connections behind the engine of a …

2021-10-23 Signal Station Identification

2021-10-21 📷 October Photo Challenge Day 21: Space. Space swag gathered at the Apollo 50th Festival celebrating …

2021-10-21 I liked coming across this video interview with Roald Dahl from the 1980s. I’d read that he …

2021-10-20 📷 October Photo Challenge Day 20: Sports. One can always hope for another. 🏈 🟪

2021-10-18 Notes From the Shadows

2021-10-17 First day it’s felt like fall.

2021-10-17 📷 October Photo Challenge Day 17: Compass. One of some notebooks I’ve made for myself. Meant …

2021-10-16 📷 October Photo Challenge Day 16: Rotation

2021-10-13 Finished listening to: A Great and Terrible King: Edward I and the Forging of Britain by Marc …

2021-10-12 📷 October Photo Challenge Day 12: Legend

2021-10-12 “Don’t break the chain!” – Jerry Seinfeld, on writing every day 📝

2021-10-11 📷 October Photo Challenge Day 11: Hygge. “Dinner over, we produced a bundle of pens, a …

2021-10-10 📷 October Photo Challenge Day 10: Bridges. Still unpainted, a bridge I made with plaster bricks cast …

2021-10-09 📷 October Photo Challenge Day 9: Safe. The Lamy Safari is kept safe inside its box because it …

2021-10-07 📷 October Photo Challenge Day 7: Spice. Spice cookies on pirate plate.

2021-10-06 "You don't seem to be worrying too much about what will happen." "If I worry, will the future …

2021-10-06 📷 October Photo Challenge Day 6: Street

2021-10-05 📷 October Photo Challenge Day 5: Toy. Once we’re past a certain age, we’re made to call them …

2021-10-05 Finished reading: Smiley’s People: A George Smiley Novel (George Smiley Novels Book 7) by John …

2021-10-04 📷 October Photo Challenge Day 4: Sharp. And sharpened.

2021-10-03 📷 October Photo Challenge Day 3: Majority

2021-10-02 📷 October Photo Challenge Day 2: Dark

2021-10-02 Currently listening to: On the Nature of Things by Lucretius. Read by Hugh Ross. 🎧 📚 (Audible) Ross, …

2021-10-01 “A shock of hair.” “A mop of hair.” Avoid cliché, which in itself is a …

2021-09-28 Obligatory photo of a sidewalk with the text disguised as chalk art. The mug of coffee is drawn in …

2021-09-28 Obligatory photo of the bark of a tree scratched with a twig. Because not everyone owns a laptop. …

2021-09-28 Twsbi Eco-T Coral stub nib with Oster Thunderstorm. Storms at sea. 🖋️

2021-09-28 Time for Second Coffee. ☕️

2021-09-27 “Being around humans is a drain on my logic circuits.” – Rem, …

2021-09-26 Oh, my … Ravens! 🏈 🟪 Longest field goal in NFL history.

2021-09-26 Finished listening to: Cannery Row (Classic, 20th-Century, Penguin) by John Steinbeck. Read by Jerry …

2021-09-25 Finished watching: “Dark Shadows,” Collection 5. 📺 👻 Still good, and now there are two …

2021-09-23 All the times I should have used the I Ching.

2021-09-23 Currently re-reading after several decades but stuck halfway through: Logan’s Run: Vintage …

2021-09-23 Finished reading: In Plain Sight: An investigation into UFOs and impossible science by Ross …

2021-09-20 Watched Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. 🎟 🍿 When Sean Connery and Denholm Elliot’s …

2021-09-19 At first I thought the Windows sign-in screen said, “Did you know your PC can read you?” …

2021-09-19 Currently listening to: A Great and Terrible King: Edward I and the Forging of Britain by Marc …

2021-09-18 The Signal Station (Taken 2012)

2021-09-15 “Dark Shadows” candle check-in, halfway through Collection 5: all the candles. 📺 👻 …

2021-09-15 Finished listening to: How the Medici Shaped the Renaissance. 🎧 📚 Concise, clear information. One of …

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2021-09-10 Obligatory photo of a mug of coffee next to a laptop, with a pen somewhere.

2021-09-10 Finished listening to: Princes of the Renaissance: The Hidden Power Behind an Artistic Revolution by …

2021-09-06 Use a pencil, he said. Use a pencil. I am, sir. I am. And Beethoven used carpenters’ pencils, …

2021-09-06 Finished listening to: The Fall of Carthage (Cassell Military Paperbacks) by Adrian Goldsworthy. …

2021-09-05 Finished watching “Dark Shadows,” Collection 4. 📺 👻 In an interview on one of the discs, …

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2021-09-01 Watched Juggernaut for the zillionth time. A classic thriller and not as recognized as it should be. …

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2021-08-29 Finished listening to: Macbeth. 🎧 📚 A good production. Hugh Ross as Macbeth was very good. And heard …

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2021-08-26 Another Musgrave order will have to be in the works. They just announced the Tennessee Round. ✏

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2021-08-26 Barnabas offering a glass of Amontillado to Peter in the old house is a nice touch. (Rewatching some …

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2021-08-23 Finished watching: “The Last Ship,” season 1. 📺 Good and moving on to season 2. …

2021-08-23 Steampunk sprouts with the approach of fall.

2021-08-22 Do as much in camera as you can. It will save time later in the darkroom. 📝

2021-08-21 And were the blue candles left over from when the show was in black and white, because they …

2021-08-20 Currently reading: Smiley’s People: A George Smiley Novel by John le Carré 📚

2021-08-20 Currently listening to: Princes of the Renaissance: The Hidden Power Behind an Artistic Revolution …

2021-08-19 More than pleased to discover that the e-book ISBN for Logan’s Run contains the numbers …

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2021-08-13 “It’s really important to keep in mind who you are now because people are always …

2021-08-12 “The demands on a Vulcan’s character are extraordinarily difficult. Do not mistake …

2021-08-11 Recently listened to this fantastic performance of Beowulf by Julian Glover. He even breaks out into …

2021-08-10 In many cases you don’t need an actual rock on the stage. Just a sign that says …

2021-08-09 Musgrave Pencil Co. order. ✏️

2021-08-09 There used to be more xylophone and zither.

2021-08-08 Finished watching: “Dark Shadows,” Collection 2, discs 2 and 3. 📺👻 (I’ve seen …

2021-08-06 Finished watching: “Dark Shadows,” Collection 2, disc 1. 📺 👻

2021-08-06 Currently listening to: The Fall of Carthage (Cassell Military Paperbacks) by Adrian Goldsworthy 🎧 📚

2021-08-04 J.M.W. Turner, “Sunrise With Sea Monsters” (unfinished, ca. 1845)